CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

Course Description

Course Code and Name:
CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of workers who undertake waterproofing for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work, construction waterproofing. Waterproofers apply membranes and special coatings to protect contents and the structural integrity of buildings.

Course Structure
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 19 units of competency. This is comprised of 14 core units and 5 elective units.

A maximum of two of the five required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any current training package or accredited course as long as they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, maintain the integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit used to achieve this qualification.

For more information on this qualification, please contact Australian Consolidated Training.



Core Units

CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work

CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication

CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCWP2001 Handle waterproofing materials

CPCCWP2002 Use waterproofing tools and equipment

CPCCWP2004 Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application

CPCCWP3001 Apply waterproofing process to below-ground level wet areas

CPCCWP3002 Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas

CPCCWP3003 Apply waterproofing process to above-ground external wet areas

CPCCWP3004 Apply waterproofing remedial processes

CPCCWP3005 Assess construction waterproofing process


Elective Units

BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities

BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures

CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation

CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCM2007 Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2009 Carry out basic demolition

CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights

CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms


CSQ Skills Assessment and Gap Training Funding (Recognition of Prior Learning and Gap Training)

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent, not-for-profit, industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry. Funding subsidies may be available to eligible Queensland workers for skills assessment and up to 10 units of gap training, valued at up to $5,500. A minimum of 2 Gap Training units applies. Participants must be able to demonstrate RPL experience in a minimum of 70% of the units of competencies required to complete this qualification, and of these units have no more than 50% Credit Transfer.

Recognition of Prior Learning - Enrol Anytime

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual's relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and life learning).

Australian Consolidated Training offers RPL for all accredited courses. For this qualification, four (4) years experience in the construction waterproofing is indicative of success. For those who do not have four years experience, please contact us to discuss your options.

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